sporting chance


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sporting chance

n. Informal
A fair chance for success.

sport′ing chance′


n.
a fair opportunity for a favorable outcome in an enterprise.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sporting chance - a reasonable probability of success
probability, chance - a measure of how likely it is that some event will occur; a number expressing the ratio of favorable cases to the whole number of cases possible; "the probability that an unbiased coin will fall with the head up is 0.5"
References in classic literature ?
Love of the sporting chance is inherent in the Anglo-Saxon race and it was not now Tarzan of the Apes but rather John Clayton, Lord Greystoke, who smilingly welcomed the sporting chance which he must take to discover how far-reaching was Numa's gratitude.
But the beast would certainly have a good sporting chance.
CARDIFF youngster Tom Walbeoff has been offered an academic-sports scholarship at a US college - Urbana University, Ohio - thanks to the Sporting Chance USA organisation.
JOHN Bramhall was heavily involved with Sporting Chance, a body funded by the PFA and founded by Arsenal legend Tony Adams, that has helped sports people, predominantly footballers, deal with alcohol and drug addiction.
The PFA details a large network of counsellors, a 24-hour helpline and close links to the Sporting Chance clinic among its initiatives.
A CARE home is offering men over the age of 50 a sporting chance to get more active and lead healthier lifestyles in 2015.
Kleitomachos can be given a sporting chance in the Grey Douglas Novices' Hurdle.
Goulding quit drinking after crashing his family car into a tree in June 2012, and a spell in Tony Adams' Sporting Chance clinic helped him to turn his life around.
Sporting Chance chief executive Colin Bland will reveal that an increasing number of players are seeking help - with some admitting they have used the controversial loan firms, who charge sky-high interest rates, to feed their habit.
London, Oct 24 ( ANI ): The chief executive of Sporting Chance Clinic, Colin Bland has revealed that an increasing number of players have been caught up in taking out payday loans in order to place bets.
Colin Bland, chief executive of charity Sporting Chance, today reveals an increasing number of players are seeking help - with some admitting using the controversial loan firms, which charge sky-high interest rates.
FORMER Arsenal and England footballer Tony Adams has revealed in the wake of the inquest into Tom Maynard's death that other professional cricketers are being treated at his Sporting Chance clinic.